Beans and Franks Tuscan-Style

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  • 1 pound turkey Italian sausage
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red or white onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1-2 Tablespoons oil
  • 1 can (15-ounce) Light Red Kidney beans
  • 1 can (15-ounce) Great Northern beans
  • 1 can (14.5-ounce) diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon thyme or sage

Number of Servings : 6


  1. Cook sausage with water in a covered skillet over medium heat until cooked through. Watch
    carefully so skin doesn’t burn. Cool and cut into ½-inch slices. Peel skin off with a knife and
    fork if it is tough.
  2. Clean and slice peppers and onion to make approximately 3 cups.
  3. Heat a large covered skillet; add oil, then vegetables and garlic. Sauté over medium heat until
  4. Drain and rinse beans in a colander or strainer.
  5. Add sausage, beans and remaining ingredients to skillet and simmer for 10 minutes.